Alaska Reference Database

The Alaska Reference Database originated as the standalone Alaska Fire Effects Reference Database, a ProCite reference database maintained by former BLM-Alaska Fire Service Fire Ecologist Randi Jandt. It was expanded under a Joint Fire Science Program grant for the FIREHouse project (The Northwest and Alaska Fire Research Clearinghouse). It is now maintained by the Alaska Fire Science Consortium and FRAMES, and is hosted through the FRAMES Resource Catalog. The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The fire history of the wilderness of southeastern Labrador is marked by a patchy distribution of large fires in time and space. During the 110-year period encompassed by this study, major fires occurred in four decades, 1870-1879, 1890-1899, 1950-1959...

Person: Foster
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The high variablility of burning conditions and fuels, found in Alaskan forest fires, produces an associated complex emission of particulate matter. Histological evidence of some large particles has been found in the forest fire plumes as well as...

Person: Eaton, Wendler
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A number of nondestructive techniques for analyzing the timing, frequency, and magnitude of natural disturbances in forest stands are discussed in this paper. Intensive age determination of trees is desirable for reconstructing forest disturbance...

Person: Lorimer
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Ritchie
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Payette, Gagnon
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Racine, Dennis, Patterson
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

(1) The pattern of post-fire vegetation development in Picea mariana (black spruce)-Pleurozium forests in south-eastern Labrador, Canada, is evaluated using palaeoecological methods and vegetation analysis of extant stands.(2) Macrofossil analysis of...

Person: Foster
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Knowledge of the post-glacial fire history assists in understanding ecological questions such as succession and stability of the vegetation mosaic, the dependence of flora on fire, and ecological consequences of fires to lakes and bogs. This...

Person: Wein, MacLean, Tolonen
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Emphasis is now shifting from statewide forest fire control by one organization to regional fire management by a variety of land owners with varying management goals. This change is accompanied by a growing interest in fire history and a need for...

Person: Gabriel, Tande
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Reconstructions of climate in the Holocene rely heavily on palaeoclimatic indicators such as altitudinal and latitudinal treeline movements inferred from direct (macrofossil) or indirect (pollen) evidence of sites distant from modern treelines. It is...

Person: Payette, Gagnon
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES